About Andela Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common. We have a vision to empower 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen. About the Role Andela is seeking an experienced HR Operations Leader for our Kenya community. This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate and talented HR leader to innovate alongside a stellar growing people team and equally passionate and driven leadership. You’ll be tasked with ensuring our core people processes and policies keep pace with our rapid scale and cultivate an environment where each Andelan thrives. Prepare yourself for a growth experience that accelerates your journey as an HR professional - playing a key role on our operations team, and moving us to a progressive shared service model! To be successful in this role, you will take a true partnership approach to your work, thoughtfully balancing the needs of the people team, your country and the broader organization. You will also work collaboratively with HR Centers of Excellence and a newly implemented HR Business Partner function to develop and deliver integrated People solutions seamlessly in Nairobi About the role Core Operations Ensure HR operational excellence with accurate, timely, and robust information, process, and project management practices Partner effectively with our Centers of Excellence (Comp and Ben, L&D, Talent, Analytics and Systems) to ensure processes meet business needs Own local HR Compliance Program and be responsible for managing, inventorying, assessing, controlling, and developing compliant policies/procedures to reduce risk Manage local vendor relationships and SLAs to optimize operational effectiveness and employee experience Monitor new laws or regulations related to HR compliance and drive continuous process and program improvement Measure and monitor existing programs and experiences Partner with the rest of the People Team in addition to external specialists to execute global operational initiatives and priorities within the organization. Adopt the 80/20 role, adapting global policies and processes for your local community Place our greatest asset - OUR PEOPLE at the center of everything we do Coach, Inspire, Influence Build and lead a team of operational generalists and specialists that are knowledgeable, driven, and deliver impeccable customer service Provide timely and actionable feedback to your team, bring a growth mindset to developing and coaching them Surface your point of view with the broader global operations team and influence strategy and decisions outside of Kenya Connecting with Andelans Cultivate and nurture strong relationships with key stakeholders, other internal teams, and most importantly within People Team to become a trusted advisor. Enhance information sharing, modelling transparency and openness in how you engage A bit about you... Lead heart first, care deeply about both people and outcomes Focused on ethical leadership and doing the right thing even when it’s hard. Master of your craft and passionate about modern, transformational “HR”, interest in innovation and creative HR solutions Ability to create effective working partnerships with key stakeholders that enable you to execute effectively Strong interest in leveraging data to inform decisions (don’t worry if you aren’t an expert we have some of those!) Demonstrated ability in developing and executing across the employee lifecycle for a rapidly scaling population of 800+ Experience in a challenging, changing, complex business environment with a special focus on multiculturalism (and internationalism). Knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Country labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to Andela.. Experience with other East African countries is a plus. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. At Andela, we outcompete through diversity. We know that our strengths lies in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives, backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take pride in that. Andela is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices. Andela provides equal employment opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without regard to factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding), genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Our policies expressly prohibit any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above. Andela is home for all, come as you are.
Lending Officer - Jumia Pay (Full Time) Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers. Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery. With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey! What's this job all about? Our Junior loan officer will assist the development of Jumia Lending in Kenya by presenting our solution to our sellers. He/she will be helping our sellers to apply for a loan, and with the help of the loan officer will review the data collected and the applications. The Junior loan officer will be part of the JumiaPay team in Kenya and work side by side with the loan officer. The main challenges are described as below: Main Responsibilities Get our sellers on the Jumia lending platform; • Advertise out lending solution to our sellers; • Assist the loan officer in the evaluation of loans request; • Verifying the data collected; • Assist the loan officer with marketing effort; • Verifies the data collected, documents communication through; • Ensure process is respected during the application; Required Skills & Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Business, or any related field; • A minimum prior experience in a related field of 1 year; • Highly proficient in Microsoft applications mainly Excel; • Highly proficient in oral and written communication skills; • Ability to communicate complex concepts, simply; • Good at working with others, confident, highly motivated; • Strong desire to succeed; • People-person mentality; We Offer • A unique opportunity in implementing and executing new ideas for a thriving e-commerce business • The opportunity to work with professional and dynamic teams in and outside your local country • An attractive salary package • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation
Human Capital Synergies Africa Limited
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Introduction Our Client, a leading Tours & Travel Company seeks to recruit a Senior Credit Controller. He/she will be responsible for managing and monitoring a large portfolio of partners' accounts by overseeing the communication and collection strategy set by the company. Furthermore ensuring that policies and procedures are followed and geared towards company benefit. Specification Creating policies and procedures that ensures timely payment and customer retention in the short and long run Evaluating, reconciling and monitoring debtor balances to ensure a reduction on the debtors and customers Ensure all the credit collection policies are followed by all the members of your department liaising with customers and the internal personnel Execute and oversee payment and collection techniques set by the Senior Manager and settling their invoices Communicate proactively and effectively with members of your department, internal and external partners on issues hindering progress Working with financial institutions to determine the credit ratings on the customers and clearly understand the next steps to be taken Present monthly client statement and daily receipts to the accounting department to help reconcile the credit profiles Support the departmental input and execution of various projects within given deadlines and give relevant accountability Requirements Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or in a related field Minimum 5 year work experience in a Credit Controller position. Experience working in a Tours and Travel organization is highly desirable. Strong analytical skill with acute attention to detail Confidence to manage a large number of stakeholders Competency with large Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) Systems Should have organizational and problem solving skills Should be able to work independently as a team or an individual Should be able to communicate assertively and clearly
Human Capital Synergies Africa Limited
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Introduction Our Client, a leading Tours & Travel Company seeks to recruit a Senior Accounts Payable. The Senior Accounts Payable will be responsible for paying employees by verifying expense reports and preparing pay checks. Paying vendors by scheduling pay checks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance. Specification Keeping track of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, etc. Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances Maintaining historical records Paying employees by verifying expense reports and preparing pay checks Paying vendors by scheduling pay checks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance Preparing analyses of accounts and producing monthly reports Continuing to improve the payment process Manage petty cash account Reconcile credit card statements Performs other duties as required to support Accounting Department. Requirements Bachelor's Degree in relevant field A minimum of 4 years' experience working as a senior accounts payable ACCA or CPA required Advanced Microsoft Excel skills with formulas, V-lookups, pivot tables Experience working in a tours and travel company highly desirable. Analytical and problem solving skills Organizational skills and attention to detail Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger and chart of accounts Very effective organizational skills Team player Strong business ethics Result-Oriented
About Andela: Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Kigali, Cairo and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. About the Role: The Partner Engineering Department is responsible for partner delivery and Andela developer experience. Partner delivery means ensuring that the work delivered by developers for internal and external clients consistently meets or exceeds expectations associated with their level. Developer experience means ensuring that they have opportunities to grow and develop through internal engagements, client engagements, mentorship and other opportunities that may present themselves. As a Program Coordinator you will be responsible for supporting the Partner Engineering Operations and Programs Manager in driving programs delivery within Partner Engineering to help the business run more efficiently. Job Description Work closely with the Snr Manager Programs and Operations of Partner Engineering, as well as the direct management team. They are responsible for the daily management through the life cycle of the program. They plan the overall program and monitor progress to make sure that milestones are being met across the various projects and programs. They manage the risks and issues that might and do arise over the course of the program life cycle, as well as take measures to correct them when they occur. They coordinate the projects and their interdependencies between the various projects. Ability to work and coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure his delivery.Manage stakeholders who are involved in the projects and programs in the program. Track, forecast, and report on department program delivery against agreed metrics. They manage and use resources across various projects and programs. Strong organizational skills with experience coordinating multiple work streams simultaneously. Requirements: Atleast 3 years experience doing analytical, problem solving, teamwork-oriented work Passion for our mission Willingness and excitement to help make improvements in the division Experience and comfort working with senior level executives and holding them accountable for their deliverables Demonstrated effectiveness developing plans, prioritizing activities and driving execution Strong confidence to make important recommendations using detailed analysis for support Effective in identifying root causes of problems or the gaps in systematic processes and devising creative solutions to address them Experience thriving in a fast-paced, collaborative, cross-disciplinary and geographically dispersed environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex information clearly and appropriately handle sensitive information Strong organizational skills with experience coordinating multiple work streams simultaneously; a good multi-tasker Proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally, inspire action/trust amongst teams and influence outcomes Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing business priorities and a strong work ethic Can thrive working for an extremely detail-oriented, multi-tasking manage Benefits & Compensation Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet Oh, and a chance to change the world! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.